Technology Archive

.REALTOR Domain Now Available to Provide Competitive Advantage in your Marketplace

The Internet is undergoing vast changes with the creation of over 1,900 new top-level domains. And now with nine out of ten recent buyers beginning their home search online, it has become even more critical for REALTORS® to create...
October 29, 2014

Do You Know Where Your Listings Are?

Why You Need to Know Where Your Listings Are Posted You might think that promoting your listings on dozens of websites is a good thing, even on sites that you did not approve or even knew existed. If so,...
April 25, 2014

New FHA Electronic Signature Standard is Good News for REALTORS®

Real estate agents are yet another step closer to eliminating the need for pen and paper when signing real estate transaction documents. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced in a Jan. 30 statement that it now recognizes electronic signatures...
April 4, 2014

Best of the Web for REALTORS® in 2013

Web-based technology can vastly improve a real estate agent’s ability to take his or her business to the next level. And several apps and websites have evolved as cutting-edge winners for real estate brokers, according to the “REALTOR® Magazine’s Best of...

.REALTOR Domain to Bring Exclusive Member Advantages

A new .REALTOR® web domain extension will soon allow members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to better brand themselves online as highly-qualified professionals dedicated to industry excellence. As a result, homebuyers, sellers and investors will find it...

Useful Mobile Apps for REALTORS®

Periodically, The Member’s Edge lists mobile applications (apps) for busy REALTORS® looking for ways to improve efficiencies, communications and overall business lifestyles. Following are several apps that recently caught our eye: 1. YouMail Visual Voicemail There will be a time when...

Create an Effective Digital Marketing Platform Easily and Affordably

The idea of starting a digital marketing program from scratch may sound daunting and expensive, especially if you have never done it before. However, these days REALTORS® can create a highly-effective digital marketing platform for little cost and a...

A Day in the Life of a REALTOR® Geek

By Nobu Hata, REALTOR®, Director of Digital Engagement, NAR Hi everyone!  For my first NAR blogpost I was asked to nerd out on you guys a little bit, so I decided to the “Day in the life of…” route.  A...

It’s Time for a REALTOR® Makeover

If you want to stay on top of the real estate profession it’s important to consistently evaluate your actions and to remain nimble in the face of changing technology. REALTORS®, like any profession, can get stuck in a rut,...

5-Step Guide to Instagram for REALTORS®

Sharing photos of your property listings is essential in real estate, and when it comes to photo sharing online, Instagram is perhaps the most talked about and exciting social media platform available. Instagram is a great way to connect...